Bachelor in Education, Massachusetts College Art, Boston, 1956. Master of Fine Arts in Advertising Design, Syracuse University, 1961.
Instructor design Endicott Junior College, Beverly, Massachusetts, 1956-1959, Syracuse (New York ) University, 1959-1961. Instructor advertising design Butera School Art, Boston, 1965-1967. Assistant professor graphic design Massachusetts College Art, 1969-1983.
Professor design and illustration, chairman department visual communications Maryland Institute College Art, Baltimore, since 1982. Chief graphic design Boston Redevelopment Authority, 1963-1967. Design director Ampersand Graphic Communicators, Boston, 1967-1975.
Director design Creative Papers/Yankee magazine, Dublin, New Hampshire, 1976-1978, Panache Paperterie Products, Boston, 1978-1982. Conductor Visual Communications Management Workshops, 1986. Owner, manager Fifield Design Associates, Boston, Baltimore, since 1981.
Participant Neighborhood Design Center, Baltimore, since 1987. Board directors Maryland Lawyers for Arts, Baltimore, 1987-1990. Co-chairman Bauhouse, Baltimore, 1991-1992.
Member Graphic Design Education Association (president 1988-1990), American Institute Graphic Art (founding, vice president Baltimore chapter 1989), American Center for Design, Society for Environmental Graphic Design, International Design by Electronics Association.
Married Roberta A. Schurest (divorced June 1983). Children: Brett, Bruce, Todd, Seth.